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McDonald’s Japan’s Matcha Dessert Family Grows with New Strawberry Green Tea Frappe

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Every time a restaurant or cafe chain in Japan announces a new line of sweets, we’re filled with a powerful mix of emotions. Two of them, naturally, are joy and hunger, but there’s also a little bit of fear in our hearts.
See, a lot of these desserts are limited time affairs...

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New Japanese Kit Kat Features Flavour of Traditional Shingen Mochi Dessert

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ROCKET NEWS
 
If you love the Japanese raindrop water cake that’s been taking the world by storm, you’ll love this new Kit Kat variety.
Back in 2014, we introduced the world to the wonders of the Japanese water cake, a sweet so delicate it disappears after 30 minutes. Called Mizu Shingen Mochi (W...

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Kit Kat Bar Opens in Tokyo, Serves New Japanese Umeshu Plum Sake Kit Kats With Cocktail Pairings

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ROCKET NEWS
 
First-ever Kit Kat-cocktail pairings are part of a range of special offerings to celebrate the new alcoholic chocolates ahead of their nationwide release. 
Earlier this year, Nestlé Japan announced they would be releasing another sake-based Kit Kat to their range, this time featurin...

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Record-breaking Stew in Yamagata

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NEWS ON JAPAN
 
Thousands of people in Yamagata City in northern Japan have been getting an early taste of autumn and setting a world record at the same time.
An organizer prepared a giant pot of a local specialty called "imoni". They simmered three tons of taro, 1.2 tons of beef and 3,500 sheets...

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Japan’s Coca-Cola Plus Coffee is Here to Keep You Both Bubbly and Caffeine-charged

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ROCKET NEWS
 
Best-of-both-worlds beverage has more caffeine and fewer calories than the classic soda’s ordinary version.
Usually, if you’re looking to caffeinate yourself through beverage-based means, you have to weigh respective benefits of coffee versus soda. On the one hand, soda has its yout...

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Eat Japanese Cuisine Like an Epicure with The Updated Ultimate NTO Natto Mixer from Takara Tomy

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
This natto mixer will let you mix to the max! It even has a special setting to recreate the recipes of a revered Japanese Rennaisance man.
Are you a fan of natto? The divisive foodstuff is made from fermented soybeans and is ragingly popular in its native Japan, though some natives...

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Satsumaimo Chocolate Truffles Is The Sweetest Autumn Recipe For Kids

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SAVVY TOKYO
 
Sweet Potato Is The Star Of This Make-At-Home Treat
Up your little munchkin's fiber intake with this super-scummy lunchbox filler or after school energy snack.
It’s around this time of the year when the chant of the ishi-yakiimo-ya, or stone-roasted sweet potato seller, starts echoi...

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Häagen-Dazs Japan Releases New Ice Cream Flavours Inspired by Fairytales

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Open the lid and step into your favourite fantasy world with these new ice creams from Japan.
Häagen-Dazs Japan is forever pleasing our tastebuds with limited-edition varieties like Kuromitsu Kinako and Roasted Green Tea, and even local specials like ice cream sandwich milkshakes an...

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Starbucks Japan Unveils Its Newest Combo Deal: Three Puddings, One Cooler Bag!

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Buy the “Pudding-and-Bag” set and choose three tasty puddings, plus receive a re-usable storage bag to keep them nice and cool.
Starbucks Japan has been hitting it out of the park as always, with a snappy line of geographical tumblers and their new Frappucino flavor “Matcha Smore” a...

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Popular Revolving Sushi Chain Restaurant Offers Tantalizing All-you-can-Eat Sushi Deal

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For as little as $14, customers will be treated with unlimited sushi and drinks for an unforgettable meal.
Lots of restaurants are starting to offer sweet all-you-can-eat deals over here in Japan. Whether it’s KFC’s crispy fried chicken or a delectable smorgasbord of desserts, summe...

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